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Feb 9, 2013 8:30am PST
londoners are changing their minds about germans. we first turn to the struggle for democracy in egypt. again, supporters of the opposition are being killed exactly two years after the bloody revolution that toppled dictator hosni mubarak. at the time, egyptians enthusiastically ushered in a new era, but the new president has since left many people deeply disappointed. some egyptians are downright worried beethat under the muslim brotherhood, the country has moved even further from democracy. one blogger is one of those who openly criticizes the new government, but he had to leave egypt to be able to do so. >> the market square is a popular tourist destination. usually, it is filled with people strolling through, taking pictures of st. mary's church, but not everyone carrying a camera here today is on holiday. kareem is not a taurus. he is a 28-will blog your -- 28- year-old logger -- blogger from egypt. the city offered him refuge for one year. the idea was to give him some breathing room and time to feel safe again. his first impressions involved pigeons like these. >> it is not like
Feb 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
to scheduling conflict, supervisor london breed will probably be arriving later and will make her welcoming remarks towards the end of the program. following the invocation by reverend harlan jones, nor a griffin will make a presentation, a dramatic presentation on the negro national anthem which will be followed by the singing of the negro national anthem. with that, i'd like to ask reverend jones if he would come forward for the invocation. (applause) >> let us bow our heads. unite our hearts in prayer. eternal god, creator of the world, sustainer of life and lord of history, thou art great and beyond our power to fully know or comprehend. so, god, we come today to give you thanks for both the ordinary and extraordinary mercies of our lives. we thank you for the gift of living in a city where the richness and diversity of races and cultures is celebrated. and as we begin this celebration of african-american history month, we remember with fondness those who worked and sacrificed to make a life for themselves and their people. we remember those who marched, who sat in, who were jailed and
Feb 9, 2013 5:05am EST
the financial crash, the bank's reputation came to a new all-time low. libor or the london interbank offered rate is a key interest rate used all over the world, and it can affect major investments, derivatives, and/or mortgages. here is how it is set -- a pool of banks based in london tell the british bankers' association how much they paid to borrow money from other banks for certain periods of time, such as overnight or for three months. the bba collets the submissions, strips at the highest and lowest numbers and reaches an average figure for that day which is published. the scandal developed when it emerged that some banks tried to move the rate up or down to make a profit. traders would call up colleagues to submit their rates to the bba and urge them to submit an inaccurate made on behalf of the bank in order to skew the average figure in the preferred direction. if you shake 0.1% of the interest rate on a 1 billion pound bond, it could be worth 1 million pounds to someone. that is what was unearthed by british and american regulators last summer. initially at barclays but subsequentl
Feb 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
the newly wed churchill bought a house in london, his mother decorated and churchill at the dining room at the back of the house. they employed a coke, two made and about their. roy jenkins, a very good biographer set of churchill, quote, he was not good at bilateral conversation but with the table he could also be brilliant. if i could dine with stalin once a week there would be no trouble, churchill said. the british and commonwealth countries had been at war for over a year. when pearl harbor was attacked churchill knew that the u.s. would be at war and wanted to assure that america would not concentrate on fighting japan first instead of hitler in europe. churchill at once decided to travel to washington to meet with roosevelt and move into the white house for three weeks. was this the beginning of the special relationship? perhaps. now the british have a formidable ally. winter chill lived with roosevelt and white house sharing every meal but not breakfast they agreed among other things to establish a combined chief of staff. military staff from each of the services would work toge
Feb 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
>> commissioner wu: aye >> commissioner borden: aye. >>: passes 7-0. >>: welcome back to san francisco's london commission regular hearing, fe b 7 2013. item 11, 2012.0765c. >>: the project is to allow expansion of the existing limited restaurant on the ground floor at 1441 stockton street. to the previously approved conditional use authorization in march, 2007, it operates as a retail bookstore with a limited restaurant component known as a. cavalli & co. it acquires a conditional use to expand. the department has received one additional comment with concerns alleging the business' continued violation. the department has not found the business to be in violation of the conditions of approval based on site visits conducted by the enforcement staff in response to each complaint. elimination of the bookstore and expansion of the restaurant will not result in the loss. the project will not affect the concentration of eating or drinking establishments. the business will not serve alcohol for on-site consumption and the project will enable locally owned and operated businesses to continue serving th
Feb 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
but independent films and culture program such as the san francisco opera and the national theatre of london. as you can imagine both the films and special programs require a quiet setting. i just had a meeting with the san francisco film festival we shared concerns with me about the noise bleed issue. it is not workable to have music bleeding into our auditoriums. we cannot have any kind of interruption to our patrons' ability to watch movies. pa'ian is next to our theater. we share walls. the ceiling is our floor. this present difficulties as people stand around the ada, the ramp by the theatre. they have not complied with the sound restrictions already required by the temporary permit and not in compliance with several liquor law restrictions related to sound and loitering. we are concerned that is the sup is violated -- >> president fong: your time is up. >>: we just want everybody to enjoy their experience of sundance cinema. >> president fong: next speaker please. >>: my name is martin feinman the attorney for sundance kabuki cinemas, one of the businesses next door to the pa'ina lo
Feb 9, 2013 2:00pm PST
opposition politician. al jazeera, live from london. rockets hit any rainy and dissident camp near baghdad, reportedly killing six -- an iranian dissident camp near baghdad, reportedly killing six. obesity leads us to a city in united states. there is growing turmoil into knees. thousands of people rally on the street of the capital in show of support for the government -- tunisia. thousands of people rally on the streets of the capital in show of support for the government. the prime minister has threatened to resign if a technocratic government is not formed. >> on the capital's main thoroughfare, thousands gathered in support of tunisia' party. this is a warning for those who thought to dissolve the government. we are not afraid to go back to the streets. the moderate islamic enough a party one elections in 2011. a political murder of liberal opponent chokri belaid and the prime minister posta's decision to form a caretaker government of non-politicians in response has divided the country and the party. huge crowds turned out in support of opposition groups at friday posta funeral. .-
Feb 9, 2013 12:30am PST
. we reached a price, i agreed with them. supervisor london breed had some opposition. other than that we would like to move to fillmore, only 175 ft. from where we are, we have been there eight and a half years. i'm not flying in from oklahoma. i have an office on 320 bayshore. i happen to be a franchisee of domino's my brand, my life, all i have been done since i graduated from duke university. it is what it is. would prefer the site on fillmore. the site on geary is near a store will really have. being across the street from mcdonald's -- gosh, they're not going out of business anytime soon. we sell affordable food. it is still a poor neighborhood. that is how we got the first time, it was redevelopment. we sell affordable food. we hope that you will accept it. thank you. >> commissioner wu: any other public comment? public comment is closed. >> commissioner borden: this is an either or situation. if we vote for geary we would not approve the other? >>: the item now is the geary location. >> commissioner borden: i want to understand, when i think about domino's pizza i thin
Feb 9, 2013 1:30pm PST
to help me get the job done. and you've seen some of these people already. they are malia cohen, london breed at the board. they have to face all the different politics. but i know they're going to be great partners with me because we've got the right objectives to happen. we want everybody included in the city. we have naomi kelly, harlan kelly, mohammed nuru, rhonda simmons heading upstreamly important departments. and i've got to say this. if we can't get the job done with these people in these important positions or some tremendous progress, i don't know where else to look because this is a great start. yes. (applause) >> but we also have tremendous help from people who are helping us create the policies and the accountability in all the different departments. melva davis, kim brandon, willie adams at the port, chuck collins, [speaker not understood], the reverend amos brown, denise tyson, linda richardson, sonya harris, patricia thomas, veronica honeycut, these are just the names of a few of our commissioners who are heading up those very important divisions of our city. and they a
Feb 9, 2013 5:15pm EST
. one, your president and hamid karzai have been meeting in london. they say they are setting a six- month deadline for talks with the taliban in afghanistan. are they able to function in society? and two, what is the best strategy for the united states in afghanistan in the long term? but she has asked two really big questions. the first is to speak and to afghanistan with the taliban and whether they can be integrated into society. they do have constitutional obligations to uphold. , with the looking at united states, transitions in afghanistan as well. there's a time line of elections to be held in afghanistan, as you know. these are processes and political decisions that the afghans must make themselves. i say this, and i do want to point to the historic shift that pakistan is very consciously and proactively making. our government has been very clear, including all of our stakeholders including the military that pakistan will be making all effort to stabilize afghanistan and bring peace to the region, because it is in all of our vital interests. we cannot walk away from the reg
FOX News
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am PST
the london hospital. usefy will continue rehabilitation in birmingham, england. it's a miracle. >> some new perspective on the current state of the economy right now. according to the bureau of economic analysis since the end of the recession in 2009 the u.s. economy has grown 7.5%. compare that to double digit growth in other post recession periods and it appears that president obama has presided over the weakest economic recovery since world war ii. this as a new fox news poll shows 52% of americans believe the worst is yet to come. that's up from 48% just a year ago. let's bring in our political panel, angela mcglowan and a former spokesperson for vermont gosh howard dean who is also a presidential candidate. ladies, thanks for joining us, look, there's a lot of pessimism right now as we're seeing right now, a degree of uncertainty amongst the american people and why do you think that is when we're seeing that the economy shall at least our unemployment rate dropped to below 8%. >> americans, americans are suffering, kelly. i mean, people today, most don't believe in the american dream a
Feb 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
the number to have swelled to 40 million people, the size of new york london, and paris combined. leading the crowds are india's colorful holy men. one of them is mahant ravindranand sarswati, who helped explain hindu beliefs including reincarnation. >> reporter: most of the pilgrims make do with basic conditions, but for a wealthy few, there's this luxury tented camp where one of the guests is an indian princess who normally lives in a palace. >> it's something that binds you all together. that faith in the ganges, in your gods-- as many as they are- - we are one. >> reporter: a ritual that's been celebrated by hindus fore thousands of years in a country of stunning contrast that still has power to draw the faithful. holly williams, cbs news, prayag india. >> pelley: well, america's biggest festival, the super bowl was blacked out.l we can tell you why now in just a moment. you why now in just a moment.ay y. until he got his number. right! the machine showed me my pressure points on my feet and it gave me my custom number. my arches needed more support. in two minutes, the dr. scholl's f
Feb 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> madam clerk, please, item number 9. >> item number 9, motion appointing supervisor london breed, term ending february 4, 2015, to the san francisco local agency formation commission. >> seeing no public comment, public comment is closed. supervisor? cohen? >> yes. i'd like to support this motion, to support supervisor breed. >> i second it. and without any objection, motion passes. >> excuse me, supervisor, would you like to send this item as full -- would you like to send this item to the board as full meeting for the meeting february 12, 2013 since it is an urgent matter? >> yes. okay. madam clerk, can you call item number 10? >> item number 10, motion reappointing supervisor malia cohen, term ending june 30, 2014, to the association of bay area governments executive board. >> okay. seeing no public here, public comment is closed. supervisor breed, would you like to make a motion? >> so moved. >> i will second it. without any objection, i will move this forward. madam clerk, can you call item number 11? >> item number 11, motion reappointing supervisor eric mar, term ending february
Feb 9, 2013 8:00am PST
walking tours up and the mayor's office of economic development. our newest supervisor, supervisor london breed. let's give him a round of applause. (applause) ♪ ♪ >> hi, are you going to speak first or me? >> you, please. >> hi, everybody. i'm so happy to be here to celebrate this -- what is it, the neighborhood empowerment network awards. this is like the fifth year that this has happened and i remember just about two years ago when the divisadero corridor received the same award. so, it is truly an honor to be here as the district 5 supervisor. the neighborhood i live in, to see many of the people i know, they're all sitting in the front row. i see you, joe, from john mere pierre from the meat store and pierre was front and center when that fire happened on walgreens on fillmore and haight and getting those people out. thea shelby who has been working really hard, one of the founders of the lower haight merchant and neighborhood associations. she has been a tireless advocate in this area for public safety. i'm so happy to see you here. devon, the new president and thea has served a
Feb 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
him and fled to london. there's a warrant out for your arrest if you come back to pakistan. >> the arrest warrant is not because i have been found guilty of anything. the arrest warrant is because i haven't appeared in court. i didn't go because i know that there could have been judicial activism there and politicalize says cases against me. now i believe i have to take the risk to go back and fight the case in the court. >> reporter: there were all sorts of charges pending against the nearly 70-year-old musharraf, including illegally detaining judges and even their families. the crackdown led to huge protests by lawyers. who clashed with police. it was the first organized resistance against emergency rule imposed by musharraf before he fell from power. in my opinion, someone who has studied pakistan, who's been to pakistan, the best case scenario, if you go back, you'll be arrested. the worst case scenario is that threat will materialize and someone will kill you. how worried are you about that? >> both, you are correct on both counts. but if i get arrested, that doesn't m
FOX Business
Feb 9, 2013 12:00am EST
a strong pickup for china's economy. that sent crude futures in london soaring near 1.5% to settle at a nine month high. all right, up next, it is the worst blizzard in decades, and it is swallowing the northeast whole. also, it's leaving one 5-year-old in florida bummed out that a certain news anchor is up in arms as well. the story coming up. online gambling coming up, aces in new jersey as governor christie ready to approve legislation, but will it juice the state's economy like supporters claim? one of the lawmakers behind it will join us. can you have too much "money" or snow apparently. ♪ ♪ right here in new york. snow is falling. my flight to tampa tomorrow morning to get my whole family and nef fee's 5th birthday party to my nephew's fifth birthday party is officially canceled. look at that. a birthday boy jack could not be reached for an official statement, but a spokesperson did release this picture of him charlie after hearing the news that we're not coming down for his birthday. look at that. he's crying. poor thing. clearly he is not despondent. suspending service
Feb 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
first exclusive for you. piers morgan, he's okay. he's landed in london safely. we have new information for you tonight on the two big stories. new insight into that rogue ex-cop turned alleged killer that could help lead to his capture. plus reports on the restraining order his girlfriend took out against him. all that in a moment. first, we're going to deal with the story that is literally all around us. this potential record-setting blizzard. predictions have been terrible, up to 3 feet of snow, up to 40 million in its path. a blizzard earns its name, however, not from snow but from winds. 70-mile-per-hour winds, littery hurricane force. potential damage and power outages much worse. so far, more than 130,000 outages have been reported. let's get to our correspondents who are all around the most vulnerable areas. we're going to start with jason carroll in boston -- we're going to go to alli velshi, i'm sorry in cape cod. we worry about storm surge. cape cod is a place that is targeted for that. ali, what is the situation now? >> chris, i'm losing you because we have just had a major,
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am PST
following a fatal crash. >>> an emergency meeting taking place in london today as ministers, food inspectors, and retailers try to we'll do a bizarre discovery of horse meat, yep, horse meat, in beef products across europe. so far millions of pound of processed beef -- products, that is, have been pulled from shelves from the u.k. and france. >>> and monopoly. it gets a new game piece. >>> iran's president nearly gets a shoe to the face. >>> and some tourists in hawaii get the scare of their lives. in case you missed it all, a look now back at the week that was. >>> the boy scouts prepare to vote on whether to end its ban on gays. >> i pose no harm to anyone. >> it's going to lead to human tragedy. >> the postal service is eliminating saturday deliveries. >> we're now at a point where it is absolutely necessary to make that move. monopoly fans, you have spoken. >> in comes a cat. [ meow ] >> monopoly makes a move. the post office makes a change. and the boy scouts of america, well, they can't make up their minds. to ban good days -- ban gays w the question. it set off a frenzy. >> what happ
Feb 8, 2013 10:00pm EST
that i can actually go on the field and look london fletcher in the eyes and know that i'm about to complete a pass on him. >> before you met -- >> don't tell him i said that. i don't know if you guys saw the wave. i waved to you guys, but just letting you guys know i'm okay. you never go somewhere expecting people to chant your name or at least i never have. i don't know about you guys, but -- so i don't know if any of you guys have ever been to the doctor, but like i said, i'm good for one every time, but -- >> never a dull moment. >> you know what i like? it's natural. he didn't plan all that. it's just the way it comes out. >> it's so funny and a lot of times press conferences are so much about the nuts and bolts of a game. whenever he talks, it's just hysterical. nobody gets to see that but the media, so it's good we can share that with everybody. >> we'll be right back. [ female announcer ] hamburger helper stroganoff. beefy. creamy. stroganoffy. helpers. forty dishes, all delicious. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant.
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am EST
force whether it is on the streets of london? absolutely not. the bush and obama administration have had the same legal rationale that the war with the al qaeda is gone all around the world because they are attacking us all around the world and we have the right to defend ourselves all around the world. our legal right to defend ourselves and use force bombs up against the rights of every other country in the world to control their own territory. they are sovereigns in their own territory. if they can deal with the own problem in their territory through their law enforcement means, we cannot have the legal right to trone someone, detain someone, in a foreign country as we would. france does not have the right to drones someone here. in a small number of countries, the country is allowing its territory to be used for attacks against americans or is unwilling or unable to stop them. the united states under the bush and obama demonstrations say we have the right to use force. that is what is happening in pakistan or somalia or yemen or some of the other countries where drones strikes appear
Feb 9, 2013 3:00pm EST
into unsuccessful plots. indeed since the attack in the northern subway system in london england in 2005 there has not been a commensurate significant and substantive attack in western countries yet there have been dozens of dissembling's of of terrorist acts and i talk about some of those here in the chapter and talk about how that has led to a delusion of the credibility of al qaeda as a global catastropcatastrop hic movement. finally there's this critical motion of al qaeda said the certain for conquest. that is a long-standing and critical motion to the base at the core. this too was dashed and i think it's important here for the work in the piece about south asia to understand this is an argument in the chapter that the relationship between bin laden and mullah omar as well as the haqqani network and several talabani's was personal in terms of the relationship between the leaders. i lay out in detail the fact that they never swore a similar buyout and to this day's zawahiri is elliptically referred to as respecting mullah omar and is never swore in the same kind of -- and a linkage to al qaed
Feb 9, 2013 5:00am PST
in london if you really want do it. >> you listened to your dad. >> yeah. i think with music throwing yourself out there and doing it step by step and getting experience is the most important thing as with anything. >> you gave yourself a time line there. you said, i'm going to treat this like college. i've got four years to make or break. >> pretty much yeah. four years before i started thinking of doing something else. i don't know what i would be doing if i wasn't doing it. >> you have songs now covered by one direction, taylor swift is singing your music. how does it feel to see more of these top sensation variety musicians play your music? >> i don't know. it's just been -- it's been a bit insane to be honest. having that recognition from people of that stature. it's been good. taylor has been fantastic. she's been doing it. >> you'll be performing with her at the grammys and with elton john. how did that come together? >> elton gave me a call and said -- >> he called you. >> yeah. he said do you want to play at the grammys. i aid i'll check my book. >> let m
Feb 9, 2013 2:00am GMT
the comment referendum is a bit like london buses to talk at once when my friend had suddenly to go on long after paid time. want to go back to point race quite under wasn't up. about how the relationship. and when except that we kept. was a lot of speculation both inside and out comes a pilot training area. relationship between the you know america is that something from the british government for the moment as anxious. first year. yes. and in fact we are expected shortly after the report of the high level. panel company between the e.u. and united states. how home the subject is something i discussed on my visit to washington last week. and with certainly on a agenda for initial talks the secretary kerry i think has been between the prime minister and president obama doesn't list of course at the top of the enthusiasm of the very hard work of our officials and posts around the world actually of implementing more free trade agreement. around the world where you have. of course two years ago concluded the one with south korea which now which political agreement on a free trade agreement wit
Feb 9, 2013 2:00pm EST
was held in london on the scandal where investigators warned of "more bad news to come." >>> at least 12 people are dead after a bus carrying soccer fans careened off the side of a mountain road in chile. the accident happened in the town of tome. no word on what caused the driver to lose control. >>> first lady michelle obama joined mourners today at the funeral of hadiyah pendleton, the band majorette, honor student and athlete was shot dade in chicago days after she marched in the president's inauguration parade. the first lady joined family and friends to celebrate the young girl's life at a church. >> no matter what the devil tries to do, god is still in control. >> words from hadiyah's pastor there and anthenia jones is in chicago. the first lady's being there, it brings the case even more attention because she's become the face of gun violence, this girl. >> reporter: certainly she has. the president has often spoken about gun violence in places like chicago on the street corners in chicago and philadelphia. this is of course, the first lady's hometown and her office said that she
Feb 9, 2013 9:00am PST
from london that were canceled as a result of the storm that was on its way here. people who had been trying to get here from other places, they weren't making it, either, because the airport was shut down. want to tell you one bit of good news we just saw on our monitor here that a flight from nashville has arrived. and so that's good news in terms of things starting to pick up. there are a couple of other flights that are still trying to go south and west of here. but word on the board now is that they're delayed. somebody might say oh, boy, that's bad news. but in a line where everything had been canceled, it is pretty good news to hear something's delayed. maybe they're going to get themselves up and going at some point before the afternoon is over. nowhere near normal here at the airport, alex. but it is getting better. >> okay. well, we like the positive spin at the end there, thank you very much, nbc's rehema ellis. >>> right now for 40,000 people in connecticut are still without power in hartford 22 inches of snow have accumulated. that's the second highest total ever. joining
Feb 8, 2013 10:30pm EST
-- libor manipulation. j.p. morgan's london whale, where they did not even understand their risk, let alone management. and regulators have to supervise that to protect all of us. host: our caller mentioned gretchen mark gunston, a writer at "the new york times," -- you can find it on the web site, the video library but archives. rich demuro, special inspector general for tarp, -- christy romero. she has had prior roles at sigtarp and was also at the u.s. securities and exchange commission who -- and served as counsel to mary schapiro and christopher cox. and investigative financial fraud, insider trading and other violations of securities law. she spent time as a litigator. her jd is from brigham young law school and she went to school here, old dominion university. the special inspector general from tarp and a recent report. treasury continues approving excessive -- excessive pay. on twitter -- is this all hindsight? guest: it is interesting. one of the things we constantly report on is things that should have been done better. you have to respect that a lot of decisions were made with a
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